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Efficiency Costs of Myanmar's Multiple Exchange Rate Regime

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Source: Efficiency Costs of Myanmar's Multiple Exchange Rate Regime

Volume/Issue: 2008/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Hori , and Yu Ching Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451870572

Keywords: Multiple Exchange Rate, Efficiency Analysis, exchange rate, foreign exchange, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rate regime, official exchange rate,

Myanmar's multiple exchange rate system creates various economic distortions. This paper describes the exchange rate practices in Myanmar, develops a model of foreign exchange markets, and presents the efficiency c...

Efficiency Costs of Myanmar's Multiple Exchange Rate Regime

Efficiency Costs of Myanmar's Multiple Exchange Rate Regime »

Volume/Issue: 2008/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Hori , and Yu Ching Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870572.001

ISBN: 9781451870572

Keywords: Multiple Exchange Rate, Efficiency Analysis, exchange rate, foreign exchange, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rate regime, official exchange rate,

Myanmar's multiple exchange rate system creates various economic distortions. This paper describes the exchange rate practices in Myanmar, develops a model of foreign exchange markets, and presents the efficiency c...

ASEAN Financial Integration1 2

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Source: ASEAN Financial Integration

Volume/Issue: 2015/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Geert Almekinders , Alex Mourmouras , Jianping Zhou , Satoshi Fukuda , and Yong Sarah Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484386491

Keywords: Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Capital flows, Capital account liberalization, Economic integration, Financial integration, Indonesia

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at end-2015 has brought into sharp focus the issue of financial and economic integration in the region. This paper takes stock of ASEAN's financial integratio...

The Macro-Fiscal Aftermath of Weather-Related Disasters: Do Loss Dimensions Matter?

The Macro-Fiscal Aftermath of Weather-Related Disasters: Do Loss Dimensions Matter? »

Source: The Macro-Fiscal Aftermath of Weather-Related Disasters: Do Loss Dimensions Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2017/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kerstin Gerling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326633

Keywords: JEL Classification Numbers: Q54; E62; O11; O44; H84 Keywords: weather-related natural disasters; climate change; growth; fiscal policy

Weather-related natural disasters and climate change pose interrelated macro-fiscal challenges. Using panel-VARX studies for a sample of 19 countries in Developing Asia during 1970 to 2015, this paper contributes n...

Testing Shock Transmission Channels to Low-Income Developing Countries

Testing Shock Transmission Channels to Low-Income Developing Countries »

Source: Testing Shock Transmission Channels to Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nina Biljanovska , and Alexis Meyer-Cirkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484364345

Keywords: GVAR, Low-Income Countries, Transmission of Shocks

The paper examines the transmission of business cycle fluctuations and credit conditions from advanced and emerging market economies to Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs), using a global vector autoregressive...

Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset

Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset »

Source: Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2018/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Anja Baum , Clay Hackney , Olamide Harrison , Keyra Primus , and Veronique Salins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484361535

Keywords: Tax policy, Revenue administration, tax revenue mobilization, General

How do countries mobilize large tax revenue-defined as an average increase in the tax-to-GDP ratio of 0.5 percent per year over three years or more? To answer this question, we build a novel dataset covering 55 epi...

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level »

Source: A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level : Application to Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olumuyiwa Adedeji , Calixte Ahokpossi , Claudio Battiati , and Mai Farid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523607

Keywords: Fiscal space, debt dynamics, low-income developing countries

What constitutes fiscal space or a prudent level of debt to conduct countercyclical policy while ensuring debt sustainability? This paper addresses the question by exploring the relationship between debt dynamics,...

The Landscape of Capital Flows to Low-Income Countries

The Landscape of Capital Flows to Low-Income Countries »

Source: The Landscape of Capital Flows to Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Dorsey , Zuzana Brixiova , Sukhwinder Singh , and Helaway Tadesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869132

Keywords: Low-income countries, debt forgiveness, liabilities, debt, current account, loans,

This paper reviews trends in capital flows and capital-like flows such as official grants and remittances to low-income countries over the period 1981-2006. The survey reveals a broadbased increase in such flows as...

The Blind Side of Public Debt Spikes1

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Source: The Blind Side of Public Debt Spikes

Volume/Issue: 2016/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Jaramillo , Carlos Mulas-Granados , and Elijah Kimani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475545043

Keywords: Public Debt, Debt Spikes, Stock Flow Adjsutment, SFA, Debt Forecasting

What explains public debt spikes since the end of WWII? To answer this question, this paper identifies 179 debt spike episodes from 1945 to 2014 across advanced and developing countries. We find that debt spikes ar...

International Financial Integration in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

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Source: International Financial Integration in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2017/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484300336

Keywords: Foreign exchange, International financial integration, financial globalization

This paper documents the evolution of international financial integration since the global financial crisis using an updated dataset on external assets and liabilities, covering over 210 economies for the period 19...